Non-Profit Boating Safety Program

The Federal Boat Safety Act of 1971 [recodified under Title 46, United States Code] gave the USCG new authority to deal with the large growth in recreational boating, including new programs for boat construction standards, boat defect correction oversight, boat operator requirements, and state financial

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assistance.

The state financial assistance program was established to promote cooperative efforts between the USCG and states’ boating safety programs.

The majority of the program’s financial assistance funds are allocated to the states and eligible U. S. territories via a formula fixed in law.

However, under the provisions of the Act 46 USC Part 131, up to 5% of the total state financial assistance available each year may be set aside for awards to eligible national nonprofit public service organizations to support National Recreational Boating Safety Program activities.

Related Programs

Boating Safety Financial Assistance

Department of Homeland Security


Agency: Department of Homeland Security

Office: United States Coast Guard

Estimated Funding: $6,000,000


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
National Non-Profit Public Service Organization Boating Safety Program Application Package

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Not Available

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.uscgboating.org/assets/1/workflow_staging/Publications/434.PDF

Contact:
Carlin HertzNon-Profit Grants CoordinatorPhone 202-372-1060

Agency Email Description:
For information e-mail:

Agency Email:
carlin.r.hertz@uscg.mil

Date Posted:
2010-11-05

Application Due Date:
2011-01-28

Archive Date:
2011-02-27



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